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Updated January 11, 2010

2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 | 1989


2009

Physician satisfaction with clinical laboratory services: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 138 institutions.


2008

The effect of continuous monitoring of cytologic-histologic correlation data on cervical cancer screening performance.

Physician satisfaction with surgical pathology reports: a 2-year College of American Pathology Q-Tracks study.


2006

2006: Hospital Nursing Satisfaction With Clinical Laboratory Services: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 162 Institutions


2005

Staffing Benchmarks for Clinical Laboratories: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of Staffing at 151 Institutions


2004

Biochemical Markers of Myocardial Injury Test Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 7 020 Troponin and 4 368 CK-MB Determinations in 159 Institutions


2003

Customer Satisfaction in Anatomic Pathology: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 3065 Physician Surveys from 94 Laboratories

Five-Year Follow-Up of Routine Outpatient Test Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study


2002

Surgical Pathology Extradepartmental Consultation Practices: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2746 Consultations From 180 Laboratories


2001

Surgical Pathology Based Outcomes Assessment of Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis:
A CAP Q-PROBES Study in 1999 Institutions

Reference Laboratory Telephone Service Quality: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 545 Laboratories

Physician Satisfaction and Emergency Department Laboratory Test Turnaround Time: Observations Based on College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies

Nongynecologic Cytology Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 180 Laboratories


1999

Physician Satisfaction with Clinical Laboratory Services

The Autopsy as a Performance Measurement Tool—Diagnostic Discrepancies and Unresolved Clinical Questions: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2,479 Autopsies From 248 Institutions

Necessity of Clinical Information in Surgical Pathology: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 771,475 Surgical Pathology Cases From 341 Institutions

Gynecologic Cytology Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 371 Laboratories

Morning Rounds Inpatient Test Availability: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of 79,860 Morning Complete Blood Cell Count and Electrolyte
Test Results in 367 Institutions


1998

Amended Reports in Surgical Pathology and Implications for Diagnostic Error Detection and Avoidance: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 1,667,547 Accessioned Cases in 359 Laboratories (PDF, 487 K)

Early Morning Blood Collections: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 657 Institutions (PDF, 345 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Surgical Biopsy Diagnosis Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 5,384 Surgical Biopsies in 157 Small Hospitals (PDF, 455 K)


1997

Timeliness of Critical Value Reporting (PDF, 902 K)

Routine Outpatient Test Turnaround Time (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Mammographically Directed Breast Biopsies: A College of American Pathologists
Q-PROBES Study of Clinical Physician Expectations and of Specimen Handling and Reporting Characteristics in 434 Institutions
(PDF, 491 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen Section Turnaround Time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 32868 Frozen Sections in 700 Hospitals (PDF, 630 K)

The College of American Pathologists, 1946-1996: Quality Assurance Service
(PDF, 652 K)

Changes in Emergency Department Turnaround Time Performance From 1990 to 1993: Comparison of Two College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies
(PDF, 648 K)


1996

Indications and immediate Patient Outcomes of Pathology Intraoperative Consultations: A College of American Pathologists/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Outcomes Working Group Study (PDF, 448 K)

Intralaboratory Timeliness of Surgical Pathology Reports: Results of Two College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies of Biopsies and Complex Specimens
(PDF, 778 K)

Quality Assurance of Autopsy Permit Form Information, Timeliness of Performance, and Issuance of Preliminary Report: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 5434 Autopsies From 452 Institutions (PDF, 490 K)

Cervical Biopsy-Cytology Correlation: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 22,439 correlations in 348 Laboratories (PDF, 622 K)

Lung Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Over 8300 Cases From 464 Institutions
(PDF, 348 K)

Quality Assurance of Autopsy Face Sheet Reporting, Final Autopsy Report Turnaround Time, and Autopsy Rates: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 10,003 Autopsies From 418 Institutions (PDF, 404 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Frozen Section Consultation in Small Hospitals: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 18,532 Frozen Section Consultation Diagnoses (PDF, 423 K)


1995

Quality of Telephone Responsiveness (PDF, 1 MB)

Patient Satisfaction with Phlebotomy Service (PDF, 637 K)

Interinstitutional Comparison of Bladder Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 7234 Bladder Biopsies and Curettings in 268 institutions (PDF, 291 K)

Timeliness of Clinical Laboratory Tests: A Discussion Based on Five College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Studies (PDF, 432 K)


1993

Viral Hepatitis Serology: Test Utilization (PDF, 1.1 MB)

“In Reply” (Letter to Editor). Checklists for Surgical Pathology Reports (PDF, 71 K)

Physician Goals and Laboratory Test Turnaround Times: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 2763 Clinicians and 722 Institutions (PDF, 466 K)


1992

Emergency Department Stat Test Turnaround Times: A College of American Pathologists’ Q-PROBES Study for Potassium and Hemoglobin (PDF, 543 K)

Interinstitutional Assessment of Colorectal Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Practice Patterns From 532 Laboratories and 15,940 Reports (PDF, 504 K)


1991

Cervicovaginal Cytology Specimen Adequacy (PDF, 410 K)

Laboratory Phlebotomy: College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of Patient Satisfaction and Complications in 23,783 Patients (PDF, 423 K)


1990

Laboratory Quality Assurance (PDF, 481 K)

Breast Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report Adequacy (PDF, 552 K)

The Response to the Challenge for the College of American Pathologists' New
Q-PROBES Program: The Impact of Whole Blood Testing on Response Time

(PDF, 225 K)

Quality Assurance Measurements in Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PDF, 391 K)


1989

Cervicovaginal Cytology Specimen Adequacy (PDF, 584 K)